Sunday, February 1, 2009

Pilgrimage around the holy Mt. Kawa Karpo / Meili Xueshan Massif — January 2009

For years it has been my dream to hike around the impressive mountain range of Kawa Karpo — one of the holiest mountains in Tibetan Buddhism. Its main peak is the Mt. Kagebo with a height of 6740m. Due to religious reasons as well as varialble climate in this area all of the five summits are as yet unclimbed.

The mountain range is placed in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Park of the “Three Parallel Rivers”. Those are